• I don’t feel that it is necessary to know exactly what I am. The main interest in life and work is to become someone else that you were not in the beginning. If you knew when you began a book what you would say at the end, do you think that you would have the courage to write it? What is true for writing and for love relationships is true also for life. The game is worthwhile insofar as we don’t know what will be the end.

    "Truth, Power, Self". Interview with Rux Martin (October 25, 1982) as quoted in "Technologies of the Self: A Seminar with Michel Foucault", book edited by ‎Luther H. Martin,‎ Huck Gutman and‎ Patrick H. Hutton, January 7, 1988.